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Table 2 GP (n=27) 1 reports of ease of use of the various software functions

From: The challenges of real-world implementation of web-based shared care software: the HopSCOTCH Shared-Care Obesity Trial in Children

Software function Didn’t answer (% of GPs) Didn’t use (% of GPs) Ease of use (% of GPs) Ease of use2Mean (sd)
Difficult/very difficult (0-1) Neutral (2) Easy/very easy (3-4)
Opening/login into the Sidebar 4 4 48 7 37 1.8 (1.3)
The ‘speed’ of the Sidebar 4 4 63 7 22 1.1 (1.3)
Sidebar structure (assess➜track progress ➜review plan➜print summary) 4 4 44 15 33 1.8 (1.1)
The BMI tracking chart 4 4 22 22 48 2.3 (1.1)
The ‘Track progress’ tab i.e. recording motivation/progress 4 4 30 15 48 2.1 (1.1)
The ‘Educate’ tab with the tip sheets 4 7 7 33 48 2.5 (0.9)
General useability 7 4 44 26 19 1.5 (1.2)
Switching between practice and Sidebar software 4 7 44 19 26 1.5 (1.3)
Contacting the specialist obesity team via email using the Sidebar 4 44 7 15 30 2.5 (0.9)
  1. 1including four GPs who ended up using a pen and paper version due to disabling software.
  2. 2maximum possible score 4.